Flashcards in Ch. 8: Training and Coaching Deck (28):
What ensures that every firefighter can perform competently and every fire company can operate as a high-performance team?
What is one of the enduring concepts of the 20th century of skill training?
The four-step method of skill training [PPAE]
What is the foundation of the work performend at the Fire Instructor I level?
The four-step method [PPAE]
Crews able to catch a hydrant, raise a ground ladder, and deploy attack lines so well that the task is automatic.
"unconsciously competent" with these tasks
What are the three indicators that training is needed?
A near miss, a fire-ground problem, or an observed performance deficiency.
What is known as the lecture or instructional portion of the training?
What allows the fire officer to stay on topic and emphasize the important points to be addressed?
A lesson plan
How can firefighters retain information more effectively?
If they actually perform the skill in the process of learning it.
What is a good reinforcing technique for the firefighter during training in the application step?
Explain the task while demontrating the skill.
When is student success achieved?
When they can perform the task safely without input from the supervisor.
What should training that is related to a certification program always include?
An end-of-class evaluation (written or practical)
How can the fire officer be certain that training has occurred?
Only when there is an observable change in the firefighter's performance when task or skill is applied.
What is a developmental relationship in which a more experienced person, or mentor, helps a less experienced mperson, referred to as a protege?
What is a one-on-one process in which the more experienced person provides a deliberate learning environment through instructing, coaching, providing experiences, modeling, and advising?
What qualities make for an effective mentor?
- A desire to help
- Current knowledge
- Effective coaching, counseling, facilitating, and networking skills
Active learning research recommends spending no more than ___ minutes presenting a formal lecture or video presentation.
The student loses focus after ___ to ___ minutes of passive learning.
15 - 20
What are the four categories of psychomotor skill levels?
What psychomotor skill level does the D/O who knows the main street and has a basic understanding of how the street grid and numbering system work fall into?
What psychomotor skill level does the D/O who can drive to more than 85 % of the streets in the company's response area without assistance fall into?
What psychomotor skill level does the D/O who can remember the route to an area of the district where the engine company has not had a response for several months fall into?
What psychomotor skill level does the D/O who can easily drive to any address in the district and knows at least two or three alternative routes to each area fall into?
How can firefighters be brought up to the mastery psychomotor level?
The fire officer must work every day to reinforce their skills.
What are the skills that a firefighter must learn immediately?
Bloodborne pathogens, hazardous materials awareness and operations, SCBA fit testing, and NIMS.
The skills that are learned immediately is expected for the behavior to fall into which three areas?
Responding to alarms, on-scene activity, and emergency operations.
What must a trainee be equipped with during live-fire training?
Full protective clothing, PASS device, and SCBA.
What are the five steps for developing a training program?
Develop the Training Program
Deliver the Training
Evaluate the Impact